Course NumberGE-02-302
PDH Hours3
Bearing Capacity of Soils II

Bearing Capacity of Soils II

This course is limited to deep foundations, and provides guidelines for calculating the bearing capacity of soil beneath deep foundations supporting various types of structures and embankments. The training material, which is from the Army Corps of Engineers document “Bearing Capacity of Soils”, is intended as a guide for determining allowable and ultimate bearing capacity. Topics include non-load related design considerations, soil parameters, and deep foundations.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Vertical Capacity of Single Shafts
  • Capacity to Resist Uplift and Downdrag.
  • Lateral Load Capacity of Single Shafts
  • Capacity of Shaft Groups
  • Driven Piles
  • Effects of Pile Driving
  • Vertical Capacity of Single Driven Piles
  • Lateral Load Capacity of Single Piles
  • Capacity of Pile Groups

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We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.